2014.11.04 The Sport of Kings
They're obviously doing something right/wrong.
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- RIP Andrew Harrison (CFS-SA firefighter) http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-03/minutes-silence-held-for-firefighter-killed-in-balaklava-blaze/5863814
- RIP Michael Alsbury
- RIP The Roast
- RIP Admire Rakti and RIP Araldo
PMs of Oz: Chris Watson (not his real name), not native-born, left school at 10.
Direct action farce, Clive wanted an ETS considered, then changed his mind, again. Prick.
Kate McClymont: the 2014 Andrew Olle Media Lecture on investigative journalism http://www.abc.net.au/tv/bigideas/stories/2014/10/31/4118753.htm
Polling - ALP ahead in the last 13 polls. First time that's happened since 2010.
"When children are assaulted on Nauru it is a matter for Australian law, whatever Scott Morrison says" "The Coalition continues to dress-up these punitive measures with the conceit that they have the humanitarian purpose of saving lives at sea - never mind the painstaking destruction of lives on land. This is the moral vacuum into which Morrison and his colleagues have plunged us." http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/03/when-children-are-bashed-on-nauru-it-is-a-matter-for-australian-law-whatever-scott-morrison-says
#GamerGate next week
"Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting." - George Orwell